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Cactus & Agave from Cold Hardy Cactus

Fort Collins Nursery has a wonderful collection of cactus and agave from Cold Hardy Cactus.  The collection was compiled by renowned Colorado nurseryman and propagator Kelly Grummons, and contains the most garden worthy species and varieties of cactus and agave from across North America.  Agave Agave is a delightful genus of succulent plants, mainly from the […]

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Rock Garden/ Alpine Plants

Stop by Fort Collins Nursery to check out our amazing selection of rock garden and alpine plants grown locally at Laporte Avenue Nursery. Rock gardens are a great way to add a rugged, natural look to your garden and landscape and usually require little to no maintenance.  These plants come in many varieties, like Columbine, […]

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Perennials

Over the past several weeks, our staff has been hard at work bringing perennials out of their winter slumber and onto the nursery grounds.  Many of these were grown right here at Fort Collins Nursery by our amazing production team.  Our perennials were overwintered and are now ready for you to take home and plant […]

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Annuals

Annual flowers are loved by many gardeners because they are inexpensive, versatile and easy to care for.  Mixing annuals in your perennial beds is a great way to provide color in your garden all summer long.  While perennials typically flower for only a portion of the growing season, annuals make the most of their one […]

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Veggie Starts

We have many veggie starts in stock and ready for your garden.  Now is a good time to plant your cold season crops like lettuce, cabbage, spinach, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, snow peas, and kale.  Plant them in a nice shady spot so they’ll have protection from the hot sun in the summer months.  You’ll find […]

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Potatoes, Onions & Garlic

For those of you who are anxious to start planting early this spring, we have a great selection of Potatoes, Onions & Garlic.  A good rule of thumb is you can plant potatoes and onions directly in the garden after St. Patrick’s Day, but with our unpredictable Colorado weather it is important to keep an […]

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Spring-planted Bulbs

Spring-planted bulbs produce dramatic garden color with minimal effort and are a great addition to your summer garden.  Not to be confused with “Fall Bulbs” which are planted in fall but flower in spring, “Spring Bulbs” are also known as “Summer Flowering Bulbs.”  Spring-planted bulbs are tender and will not survive cold ground temperatures and […]

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Cool Season Veggies

Late March is a great time to start planting cool season vegetables. Cool season crops prefer cool daytime temperatures of 60 to 80 degrees, and down to 40 degrees at night. Semi-Hardy vegetables such as beets, carrots, cauliflower, parsley, parsnips, potatoes and Swiss chard are less tolerant of a frost, and may need some additional protection. Using […]

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Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are a great addition to any home landscape.  They provide privacy and shade, look beautiful, and can produce large quantities of delicious, edible fruit. Did you know a single mature apple tree can yield up to 15-20 bushels of fruit per year? Fruit trees are some of the best options for long-term, sustainable, […]

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Spring Nursery Stock

Each fall we release tons of fresh new perennials, shrubs, and trees into our inventory throughout the month of September. Many of them were grown right here at the nursery by our wonderful production team.  All of this remaining stock is tucked away for the winter and protected from the harsh elements. Fast forward to […]

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